Basic Fat Loss Math

Would you like to be 50 pounds lighter just 12 months from now? Can you image how you would look? You’d look like a whole new, younger person. It’s actually much easier than you think, and I’m not talking about invasive, costly surgery, or grueling routines. All it takes is losing one pound each week. One single pound. Let’s break … Read More

Do You Know the Truth Behind These 8 Common Fitness Myths?

There are a lot of mistaken beliefs about fitness. But the more information you have, the better you’re able to control your weight, increase your overall well-being, and improve your fitness. Here’s the truth behind eight common fitness myths: 1) You can run off excess pounds.  People think that cardio is the best way to lose weight. But experts agree … Read More

New Year, New Mindset: 5 Changes for a Better, Healthier 2020

You’ve probably heard the sobering statistic that 80% of people who set New Year’s resolutions don’t keep them. But that also means that 20%—2 out of every 10 people—do succeed in keeping the goals they set at the new year. Despite its low rate of success, some people do reach their new year goals. If you’re ready to make a … Read More

12 Reasons Stretching is So Important—With or Without Exercise!

We talk a lot about exercise—building muscle, staying at a healthy weight, and keeping your heart healthy with aerobic fitness. But there’s another physical activity, often-overlooked, that you need to practice for a healthy lifestyle—especially as you age. It’s maintaining good flexibility, and stretching is the way to achieve it. Stretching: Overlooked but Important Your body and muscles need to … Read More

8 Reasons Why October May Be the Best Time for a New Fitness Plan

Making a resolution to get in shape, lose extra weight, or just become healthier is a good decision—no matter when you do it. But while many people make these type of resolutions January, that’s not really the best time for a new fitness goal. In reality, there’s no science that shows it helps you succeed by starting a new fitness … Read More

Is your social circle harmful or helpful?

When working toward fitness goals, one important factor many overlook is the impact your friends and family have on your success. Your social circle does play an important role in your success! It’s important to surround yourself with people who share similar goals, but this doesn’t always happen easily. How friends or family can (unknowingly) hold you back from reaching … Read More

Exercise: Critically Important for Men’s Quality of Life

“When you have your health, you have everything” — Augusten Burroughs While most everyone has heard this old quote, many men, unfortunately, seem to ignore it. Typically, men more often neglect their health than women do. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men die at higher rates than women from every one of the top ten … Read More

Are You Using the Best Protein Powder for Your Fitness Goals?

When working on improving fitness, there are a lot of good reasons to add protein powders to your diet. But it’s important to choose the right type of protein in order to match your specific goals! Are you wanting to build muscle, gain weight, lose weight, stick to a vegan diet, or do you have specific health concerns? One type … Read More